Scenic Bay of Fundy Drives

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A scenic Bay of Fundy Drive can be accessed from almost anywhere in the valley. You can take any one of the numerous roads that travel over the North Mountain to the Bay of Fundy Shore.


The Granville Ferry Ice Caves are an unusual natural phenomenon that was a popular tourist attraction during the 1920's and 30's in the area.

Glooscap was the Mi'Kmaq's legendary God-man who was responsible for creating life and many of the land formations found in the Maritimes.

Apple drying is a big part of our heritage. Ever since the earliest days in the Annapolis Valley apple trees did well and produced an abundance of sweet tasting fruit.

The Middleton Salmon Fisherman is a story about an exceptional person who was the topic of conversation for many years in the little town of Middleton.

On April 24, 1895 Joshua Slocum sailed out of Boston, Massachusetts on a 3 year voyage around the world in his worthy sea craft “The Spray”.

Did you know that Injun Rocks or petroglyphs can be found deep in the woods of Kejimkujik National Park?

Digby Chicken, or Digby Chicks as it is better known in the Maritimes is dried herring and the term came from Digby, NS. back in 1783.

On December 8, 1911the 3-mast schooner “The Hibernia” built at Noel, NS was on route from Hantsport to the Barbados. Her trip went down in history as one of the bravest rescues ever.

For two hundred years a ferry the MV Kipawo ran between Wolfville, Kingsport and Parrsboro across the Minas Basin and Bay of Fundy.

In the Salmon River area of Digby County a man was born on January 24, 1908 who became known as Bigfoot.

The plaster pit is a rather comical story from the Kentville area that has been handed down over the years.

The Nova Scotia Tartan was the first provincial tartan in Canada. The name Nova Scotia is Latin for New Scotland and the tartan reflects the importance of the Scots to the founding of the province.

The Story - A Big Joke is a rather humorous story that has been told over the years, happening in the backwoods of Caledonia.

Located in Bridgetown the Apostles Hotel was a favored spot for meals and overnight stays while passing through the little town.

The Hillsdale House Inn still sits proudly along St. George Street in Annapolis Royal. Except for a brief time the house has been used as an Inn and Guest House.

Now we will look at the story of the Queen Hotel which is located across the street from the Hillsdale House Inn. It is called the Queen Anne Inn now.

“The Four Daughters” is a cute story about how one man managed to bring up his daughters alone. It takes place back in the time of the stage coaches and shows how inventive our valley residents can be.

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The Acadian Gold story takes place in the Annapolis Valley. It is not about one singular treasure but instead tells about the treasure left behind from the Acadians.

One day a Scotsman came to Port Wade bragging that his father had sailed with Capt Kidd. He had a chart and knew that Capt. Kidd had buried treasure at a place called Hudson’s Point.

Way back to the time when Parker’s Cove was a busy little fishing village only accessed by water or by a rough path over the mountain a local man there had the same dream for three nights in a row. In the dream he was told of money being buried at Big Pond.

In the story Rooster Blood, from Port Wade, NS it is said one person did out-smart a guardian ghost.

The story about the Halls Harbour Treasure is still talked about today in the occasional coffee shop. It happened during the War of 1812 when several pirate vessels were scouring the coastline villages.